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Flims Sardona panorama Fil de Cassons
Panorama from Fil de Cassons 2'694 m.
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Fil de Cassons and the Segnes Plains are part of the Swiss Tectonic arena Sardona. This is an area of about 300 square kilometres around Piz Sardona. The area shows the geological phenomenon of overlay - older rock strata are to be found above younger ones. The Glarus Thrust fault is clearly visible as a sharp line at Piz Dolf and Piz Segnes and the Tschingelhörner for example. The cable way to Fil de Cassons is since October 2015 out of service. Fil de Cassons can be reached only by hike.


Panorama Tschingelhörner
Panorama Segnas Plain, a view towards the Tschingelhörner and the Martinsloch.
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The Tschingelhörner are famous for its Martinsloch. It is a rock window that is 17m tall and 19m wide, located at some 2'600m above sea level in the large Tschingelhorn mountain. Twice a year - on 13/14 March at 8.53 a.m. and on 30 September/1 October at 9.32 a.m. - the sun briefly shines straight through the Martinsloch just before it is due to rise, illuminating the church tower in the village Elm, beyond the mountain chain.


Swiss panorama Fil de Cassons Segnas Plain
Panorama from below the upper Segnas Plain.
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